Original Source: www.qatar-tribune.com, 21th May 2011
DOHA: THE Alumni Relations office at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCUQ) will host two four-day professional development community workshops for designers, entrepreneurs and creative professionals working in advertising and communications from June 1. The workshop, titled ‘Setting up and Sustaining your Creative Practice’, will focus on how to set up a business, manage client relations, projects and effectively promote and market businesses.
The workshop will be held at the VCUQ from June 1 to 4. The second workshop named ‘Empowerment for Mid-level Creative Professionals’ will offer participants an opportunity to reflect on their careers and consider their values, strengths and needs.
It will be held from June 5 to 8. These workshops will be facilitated by Zelda Harrison.Harrison works as a consultant with organisations, businesses and community groups.She holds degrees in International Marketing and Fine Arts and has worked in marketing and visual communications for 15 years.She is active in global networks of designers, (AIGA, ICOGRADA), and manages the Centre for Cross- Cultural Design.
Interested participants can register online at www.qatar.vcu.edu and pay online or in person at the VCUQ Finance Office.Participants registering before May 26 will have the special offer and save $100.